AKU:TSX-Akumin Inc (CAD)

COMMON STOCK | Diagnostics & Research | TSX

Last Closing Price

CAD 1.22

Change

+0.04 (+3.39)%

Market Cap

CAD 0.11B

Volume

2.00K

Avg Analyst Target

CAD 3.65 (+217.39%)

Avg User Target

CAD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Akumin Inc (AKU) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Akumin Inc stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Akumin Inc is CAD 3.65 over the next 12 months. Akumin Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Akumin Inc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 11 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Akumin Inc’s stock price was CAD 1.22. Akumin Inc’s stock price has changed by +4.27% over the past week, -15.28% over the past month and -65.34% over the last year.

About

Akumin Inc. provides outpatient diagnostic imaging services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Radiology and Oncology. The company offers various medical imaging services, including magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, positron emission tomography, nuc ...Read More

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Largest Industry Peers for Diagnostics & Research

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
EDT:CA Spectral Medical Inc

-0.01 (-1.69%)

CAD0.08B N/A N/A
SZLS:CA StageZero Life Sciences Ltd

+0.03 (+35.29%)

CAD8.35M N/A 193.13

ETFs Containing AKU:CA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Diagnostics & Research)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -45.05% 67% D+ 4% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -45.05% 67% D+ 4% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -65.34% 67% D+ 3% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -65.34% 67% D+ 3% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain -10.55% 33% F 4% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -10.55% 33% F 4% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 32.37% 100% A+ 27% F
Risk Adjusted Return -32.60% 33% F 10% F
Market Capitalization 0.11B 100% A+ 34% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Diagnostics & Research)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 72.52 100% A+ 8% F
Price/Book Ratio 0.76 100% A+ 80% B-
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 6.33 33% F 54% F
EV/EBITDA 45.41 100% A+ 10% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -17.14% 100% A+ 16% F
Return on Invested Capital 4.80% 100% A+ 54% F
Return on Assets 0.67% 100% A+ 34% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 1,138.52% 50% F 1% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio 6.22 33% F 20% F
Short Percent 0.09% 100% A+ 82% B-
Beta 1.17 67% D+ 38% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Underpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector